Flag Half Staff notice – for victims of Santa Fe High School Texas shooting
May 18, 2018
Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Donald Trump's Proclamation today (Friday, May 18, 2018), has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide beginning immediately until sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 as a mark of respect for those affected by the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.
From the President of the United States...
Our Nation grieves with those affected by the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. May God heal the injured and may God comfort the wounded, and may God be with the victims and with the victims’ families. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on May 18, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, May 22, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.
DONALD J. TRUMP
A 17-year old man opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday, May 18th killing nine students and one adult. The man was a junior at the school, which is located south of Houston. The gunman was taken into custody by police. Also on Friday, two people were shot and one person killed following a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Jonesboro, Georgia.